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Iranian Assembly of Experts election, 2016

Assembly of Experts election, 2016

25 February 2016
All 88 seats to the Assembly of Experts
45 seats needed for a majority
Alliance The two Societies Reforms Front
Last election 59 29
Seats needed - 16

The map for the 2016 election constituencies, which are the Provinces of Iran

Incumbent Speaker

Mohammad Yazdi

Assembly of Experts election, 2016 will be held in Iran on 25 February 2016 to elect Assembly of Experts members. The 88 members[1] of the Assembly of Experts, known as mujtahids, are directly elected. The elections had been planned for 2014, but were delayed by a year in order to hold them alongside the Islamic Consultative Assembly elections.


  • Seats 1
  • Candidates 2
    • Declared candidates 2.1
    • Potential candidates 2.2
  • References 3


Number of seats by constituency:[1]

Constituency Seats
Tehran Province 16
Razavi Khorasan Province 6
Khuzestan Province 6
Isfahan Province 5
Fars Province 5
East Azerbaijan Province 5
Gilan Province 4
Mazandaran Province 4
West Azerbaijan Province 3
Kerman Province 3
Ardabil Province 2
Alborz Province 2
Sistan and Baluchestan Province 2
Qazvin Province 2
Kurdistan Province 2
Kermanshah Province 2
Golestan Province 2
Markazi Province 2
Hamedan Province 2
Ilam Province 1
Bushehr Province 1
Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province 1
South Khorasan Province 1
North Khorasan Province 1
Zanjan Province 1
Semnan Province 1
Qom Province 1
Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province 1
Hormozgan Province 1
Yazd Province 1
Total 88


Declared candidates


Potential candidates



  1. ^ a b "تعداد نمایندگان مجلس خبرگان رهبری افزایش یافت" (in فارسی).  
  2. ^ a b c d "نامزدهای احتمالی انتخابات خبرگان چه کسانی هستند؟/ از هاشمی و خمینی تا آقاتهرانی و غرویان" (in فارسی). Khabar Online. Retrieved 15 September 2015. 
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